Published On: Sun, Feb 21st, 2016

Islamabad United Beat Karachi Kings In The Knockout Event Of PSL


Dubai: In the Qualifying round, Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings in the 2nd playoff match with 9 wickets, Muhammad Sami took 5 wickets in 4 overs with just 8 runs and spoils the batting of Karachi Kings.


Dubai: The match was played in Dubai International Stadium and it was the important match for both of the team because winner of this match team will have to play with Peshawar Zalmi in third Playoff match and the team which lose the match will out of the tournament. Toss wins by the Captain of Islamabad United and he elected to Bowl first.


Karachi Kings all out on just 111 runs and give Islamabad United target of 112 runs in 20 over’s and in reply Islamabad United won the match quite comfortable with 9 wickets.

The Only wicket of Sharjeel Khan took by the sohail Khan and after that Smith and Haddin both play brilliantly and made partnership over 100 runs with Haddin 52 and smith 50.

The star of the match was Muhammad Sami who took 5 wickets of Karachi kings in 4 over and just give 8 runs, The start from Kings was also so much slow that they made just 2 runs in 2 over. Ravi Bopara was the highest Scorer from the Kings with 37 runs while Shoaib Malik out on Duck in this important match.

The man of the match Award was given to Muhammad Sami for his Brilliant spell of 5 wickets.

Keep in mind that Karachi Kings is the Most Expensive team of the PSL, Islamabad will have to play match with Peshawar Zalmi in the last playoff match today, and Winner of this match will play with Quetta Gladiators on Tuesday 23 February.

Quetta Gladiators have qualified for the Final Early.